PC game releases for 2022 and TBA
The following PC games are expected to release in 2022 and beyond.
Note: The schedules are subject to change.
Monster Hunter Rise (Capcom): January 12
Although Monster Hunter Rise came out for the Nintendo Switch in March 2021, a PC version is slated for January 2022.
God of War (Sony): January 14
Kratos and “BOY!” are finally arriving on PC.
Rainbow Six Extraction (Ubisoft): January 20
Join a three-person fireteam and lay waste to alien beings known as Archaeans.
Dying Light 2: Stay Human (Techland): February 4
Say goodbye to Harran. Actually, say goodbye to most of humanity. The living have been nearly wiped out by the virus, and the undead stalk the lands in this massive new city. Dying Light 2 will also feature co-op action for up to four players. The game has been delayed a few times, but we now know that it’ll come out in February 2022.
Sifu (Sloclap): February 8
Play as a martial arts student who’ll need to use kung fu to eliminate his rivals.
Dynasty Warriors 9: Empires (Koei Tecmo): February 15
Bring your strongest fighters from Wei, Shu, Wu, and other factions and take over the land.
Total War: Warhammer III (Creative Assembly): February 17
The trilogy culminates in Total War: Warhammer III. The Daemons of Chaos will do battle against Kislev and Cathay.
The King Of Fighters XV (SNK): February 17
Not much is known about the upcoming title except that it’s being developed by SNK and is slated for a release later this year.
Destiny 2: The Witch Queen (Bungie): February 22
Your adventures as the Guardian continue as you finally face off against Savathun.
Elden Ring (FromSoftware): February 25
We’ve only seen bits and pieces here and there, but we do know two things:
- It’s made by the people behind Dark Souls, Bloodborne, and Sekiro.
- It’s a collaboration with none other than Game of Thrones author George R. R. Martin.
Blood Bowl 3 (Cyanide Studio): February 2022
It’s American football combined with Warhammer Fantasy. What more can you ask for?
Evil Dead: The Game (Saber Interactive): February 2022
Play co-op with friends, or eliminate them with your boomstick in PvP as you go up against the undead.
ELEX II (Piranha Bytes): March 1
Bring your guns, brutal melee weapons, and all sorts of gadgets.
Babylon’s Fall (PlatinumGames): March 3
This fantasy RPG from the makers of NieR Automata will actually be a live-service game.
Stranger of Paradise – Final Fantasy Origin (Team Ninja/Square Enix): March 18
What happens when the makers of Ninja Gaiden and Nioh team up with the Final Fantasy folks? Well, you’re going to get a fast-paced and hard-hitting action game.
Lost Ark (Tripod Studio/Smilegate): March 22
A free-to-play MMO-ARPG. Yes, it’s an action role-playing game that can be played with numerous peeps surrounding you.
Weird West (WolfEye Studios): March 31
Head to the wild west, now filled with bizarre and strange occurences.
WWE 2K22 (Visual Concepts/2K): March 2022
Delays, cancellations, and terrible releases. These are what characterized the WWE 2K games these past couple of years. In fact, WWE 2K22 got delayed until March 2022, though a safe guess is that this might be due to the recent roster cuts.
GhostWire: Tokyo (Tango Gameworks): Early 2022
From the mind of Shinji Mikami — director of Resident Evil, Dino Crisis, and The Evil Within — and Tango Gameworks, comes GhostWire: Tokyo. The city’s residents are disappearing, and it’s up to you to uncover the mystery. Yet, instead of zombies and mutated monstrosities, you’ll have to deal with the supernatural beings and horrifying creatures from Japanese folklore.
GigaBash (Passion Republic Games): Early 2022
Choose gigantic mechs or ferocious kaiju in this arena brawler with destructive environments.
Stray (BlueTwelve Studio): Early 2022
Play as a lost cat who has to explore a futuristic city to find his family.
The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe (Galactic Cafe): Early 2022
Originally slated to come out in 2019, this expansion has been delayed until 2022. It’ll have more content, including additional endings, to satisfy fans of the game.
Exomecha (Twisted Red Games): Q1 2022
A free-to-play online shooter where you control mechs.
Read Only Memories: Neurodiver (MidBoss): Q1 2022
The game combines narrative-driven adventure and point-and-click-based gameplay. There are even some easter eggs and tie-ins to Va-11 Hall-A.
Starship Troopers – Terran Command (The Aristocrats): Q1 2022
With humanity on the verge of extinction, you’ll need to take control of soldiers to defeat the Arachnids in this RTS. It’s time to do your fight against the bugs, citizen. Would you like to know more?
Syberia: The World Before (Microids): Q1 2022
Solve puzzles and uncover a mystery that spans multiple continents and timelines.
Warhammer 40,000: Darktide (Fatshark): Q1 2022
From the makers of the Vermintide games comes this co-op shooter set in the Warhammer 40K universe.
STALKER 2: Heart of Chernobyl (GSC Game World): April 28
Get ready to survive the harsh, irradiated wastelands once more.
Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong (Big Bad Wolf): May 19
The game based on the tabletop RPG’s 5th edition might be a worthy addition to the franchise.
Sons of the Forest (Endnight Games): May 20
A spinoff title from the makers of The Forest.
Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course (Studio MDHR): June 30, 2022
A DLC offering which packs quite a punch (and a new challenge) for your heroes. It also introduces Ms. Chalice, a new character that will be playable for the DLC and the original adventure.
Songs of Conquest (Lavapotion): Q2 2022
A turn-based game where you build a kingdom, raise armies and control powerful magicians called Wielders.
Saints Row (Deep Silver Volition): August 23
Join an all-new crew in this reboot of the Saints Row franchise.
Marvel’s Midnight Suns (Firaxis): Second half 2022
XCOM meets Marvel superheroes in this tactical RPG.
The Lord Of The Rings: Gollum (Daedalic Entertainment): Fall 2022
An action-adventure game featuring Smeagol. The game has been delayed to 2022.
Starfield (Bethesda): November 11, 2022
Bethesda’s first new IP in over 20 years. More details to come.
Homeworld 3 (Blackbird Interactive): Q4 2022
Now under development after a crowdfunding campaign, the futuristic RTS is expected to release next year.
Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora (Massive Entertainment/Ubisoft): 2022
Venture across a vibrant world from the box office record-shattering film.
Alaloth – Champions of the Four Kingdoms (Gamera Interactive): 2022
Play as a human, elf, dwarf, or orc and explore a massive world in this ARPG. Alaloth is being developed in collaboration with Chris Avellone.
Resident Evil Re:Verse (Capcom): 2022
Resident Evil has jumped the shark (well, not the kind that’s experimented on in Umbrella’s labs). Instead, Resident Evil Re:Verse is an online, multiplayer title where characters can duke in out in six-person deathmatches.
Roadwarden (Moral Anxiety Studio): 2022
Set out on a journey in this text-based RPG that combines pixel art and visual novel flair.
Shadow Warrior 3 (Flying Wild Hog): 2022
Lo Wang returns in this action game combining FPS gunfights, melee combat, and free-running.
Skull and Bones (Ubisoft): 2022
A swashbuckling, open-world multiplayer pirate title.
System Shock (Nightdive Studios): 2022
Fight, hack, survive, and take on SHODAN in this remake of the classic.
Tormentum 2 (OhNoo Studio): 2022
A point-and-click game set in a dark and horrifying land.
Wrath: Aeon of Ruin (KillPixel): 2022
From the makers of Quake, Duke Nukem 3D, and Prey comes this shooter powered by the classic Quake engine. It’s currently an Early Access title and will release this February.
Bomb Rush Cyberfunk (Team Reptile): 2022
A spiritual successor to Jet Set Radio.
Company of Heroes 3 (Relic Entertainment): 2022
Lead your soldiers in the next offering for the series. Company of Heroes 3 is set in the Mediterranean Theater of World War 2.
Dark Envoy (Event Horizon): 2022
A non-linear RPG inspired by the likes of the Divinity, Dragon Age, and XCOM series.
Dual Universe (Novaquark): 2022
A civilization-building MMORPG. It’s expected to release this year.
Gotham Knights (WB Games Montreal): 2022
Robin, Nightwing, Batgirl, and Red Hood team up to face countless foes in this action game.
Hogwarts Legacy (Avalanche Software/Warner Bros.): 2022
Explore Hogwarts and its surrounding lands in this open-world adventure game. It’s set in the late 1800s, well before the start of the Harry Potter novels. The release has been delayed to 2022.
Kerbal Space Program 2 (Star Theory Games): 2022
The sequel to the hit indie game, start your space flight program and reach for the stars… or die trying.
Knights of Honor II – Sovereign (Black Sea Games): TBA
Get medieval on your foes in this RTS/grand strategy hybrid.
Phantom Doctrine 2: The Cabal (CreativeForge Games): TBA
Take down a terrorist organization in various locales around the globe.
PUBG 2 and other projects (PUBG Corporation): 2022
Take this with a grain of salt, but a leak and a subsequent report from Bloomberg suggest that a couple of titles are slated for release in 2022. One is a PUBG-related game for PCs and consoles, and the other is a survival horror game set in PUBG‘s world three centuries into the future.
Replaced (Sad Cat Studios): 2022
This retrofuturistic platformer has you playing as an AI trapped inside a human body.
Sea of Stars (Sabotage Studio): 2022
An RPG that combines turn-based combat and platforming gameplay.
The Outer Worlds 2 (Obsidian Entertainment): 2022
Get ready to embark on a new adventure. We’re bound to see a new colony, and more hijinks involving megacorporations.
The Outlast Trials (Red Barrels): 2022
A survival horror game with four-player co-op. The Outlast Trials is set in the Outlast universe in the midst of the Cold War.
Thymesia (OverBorder Studio): 2022
Wield the power of diseases in this Souls-like game.
Trip the Ark Fantastic (Gamechuck): 2022
An adventure game set in the animal kingdom while a social and industrial revolution is brewing.
Unexplored 2: The Wayfarer’s Legacy (Ludomotion): 2022
A rogue-like game set in the overworld and far from the confines of dank dungeons.
Black Myth: Wukong (Game Science Studio): 2023
Based on trailers, this Souls-like game with Journey to the West vibes has some absolutely gorgeous graphics.
Demons Ate My Neighbors! (Tuned-Out Games): Summer 2023
Demons and otherwordly horrors are terrorizing your neighborhood. It’s time to battle them in this retro-inspired nostalgia trip.
RoboCop: Rogue City (Teyon): 2023
Clean up the streets of Old Detroit.
The games listed below don’t have definite release dates.
Ancient Cities (Uncasual Games)
Relive the past… the very distant past, that is, in this strategy/city-building game set in the ancient era of mankind.
Atomic Heart (Mundfish)
An FPS set during an alternate timeline Soviet Union with all the steampunk and high-tech flavor it can muster.
Barkley 2 (Tale of Game’s Studios)
Beyond Good & Evil 2 (Ubisoft)
Michael Ansel spent much of 2017 teasing the next game in the series and this follow-up is a prequel to Jade and Pey’j’s story. Gamers have been waiting a long time for this one. It still remains in development with more news to come in 2019.
BioShock 4 (Cloud Chamber/2K)
No release date has been confirmed, but we do know that the next game in the BioShock franchise has been in development since 2015. Initial plans were scrapped until the project was passed onto one of 2K’s in-house studios, Cloud Chamber.
Blood (Nightdive Studios)
A classic FPS from the glorious 90s, Blood pits you against deranged supernatural horrors. No launch date for this re-release has been provided yet. For now, just enjoy the old game.
Chains of Fury (Cobble Games): TBA
A retro-inspired FPS with comic book art style. You can even destroy and blow up walls to get around places.
Dark Moon (Jujubee): TBA
Gather resources, upgrade your mobile base, and survive. Oh, and make sure to stay in the shade. The scorching hot sun will burn you to cinders.
Diablo IV (Blizzard)
The game was said to be in development years ago almost as a “Souls-like” type of offering. It’s since been rebooted to the Diablo IV that we’ll eventually see in the future. Lilith, the daughter of Mephisto, will be the arch-villain of the game. And yes, we’ll still have mobile phones by then.
Divinity: Fallen Heroes (Larian Studios/Logic Artists)
Continues the story of Divinity 2, and will be more tactics-oriented. Put on hold indefinitely.
Dragon Age IV: The Dread Wolf Rises (Bioware)
With only a teaser during the 2018 Game Awards, we’ve yet to find out more about the next Dragon Age game.
Eden Remains: Arrival (Revelation Games)
A sci-fi shooter from an indie, Christian-based studio.
The newly announced game developed by Rare is shrouded in mystery. What can be gleaned from the X019 trailer is that it’s got a mix of fantasy and adventure given strange yet familiar creatures.
IGI: Origins (Antimatter Games): TBA
Set in an alternate 1980s while the Cold War rages, you’ll control an MI6 agent as he attempts to unravel a global conspiracy.
In The Valley Of The Gods (Campo Santo)
A new first-person exploration game from the makers of Firewatch. Egypt is the setting. The game’s development has been put on hold.
Midnight Ghost Hunt (Vaulted Sky Games)
There’s a bit of spooky fun going on. Midnight Ghost Hunt will be a 4v4 prop-hunting game where spirits control said props, and ghost hunters try to find them. The roles are reversed once the clock strikes midnight.
This quirky game has a non-linear story. You’ll use your own voice to talk to NPCs and, perhaps, find a means of escaping.
My Time at Sandrock (Pathea Games)
Gather materials, fix workshops, and craft machines to save the town of Sandrock from ruin.
Natural Instincts (DreamStorm Studios)
Marvel at the wonders of nature and help animals survive against disasters and the presence of humans.
Ode to a Moon (Colorfiction)
You’re a journalist covering a strange festival when a lunar eclipse sends the inhabitants in a flight of madness. A demo is already available on Steam, though an official release is expected in 2021.
Overwatch 2 (Blizzard)
The sequel to Blizzard’s fan-favorite multiplayer shooter, Overwatch 2 promises to deliver the big thrills. The game will also have a PvE mode and the cosmetics you’ve earned in the original will still be present. The original rumors pointed to a 2020 release date due to a now-deleted tweet from Sony PlayStation Brazil’s official account, though it remains to be seen when the game would be out.
Path of Exile 2 (Grinding Gear Games)
Recently announced during the first-ever ExileCon held in New Zealand, the sequel to the hit indie ARPG promises to deliver the goods. We’ll see improved character models, special effects, monsters, loot, and locations. But, because GGG did not want to split up the player base or let purchases go to waste, they’ve ensured that content from previous leagues and even your stash tabs and cosmetics will be made available for both games.
Path of Exile 2 will provide a seven-act campaign that’s different from the original game. Newly-created exiles will also be able to choose from 19 new ascendancy classes that are vastly different from those that currently exist.
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake (Ubisoft)
Originally released in 2003, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake is helmed by Ubisoft Pune, one of the company’s development arms in India.
Prologue (PlayerUnknown Productions)
Brendan Greene (also known as PlayerUnknown of PUBG fame) is looking to create “worlds at scale,” gigantic locales that thousands of players can explore online to find new experiences.
Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II (Ninja Theory)
The sequel to Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice will release for the Xbox Series X. But, don’t fret, because it might eventually become available for Xbox Game Pass for PC subscribers.
The Elder Scrolls VI : (Bethesda)
Highly anticipated and announced at E3 2018. More details to come.
The Wolf Among Us 2 (AdHoc Studio/Telltale Games)
This comes a surprise considering that Telltale had shut down in 2018. Robert Kirkman’s Skybound Games managed to salvage The Walking Dead: The Final Season‘s concluding episodes, and it looks like Telltale veterans will look to kickstart The Wolf Among Us 2 using the Unreal Engine.
Tunic (Andrew Shouldice): TBA
A cutesy adventure featuring a heroic fox.
Unto the End (2 Ton Studios)
A father must reunite with his family, but he’ll encounter dangerous creatures along the way.
Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 (Hardsuit Labs/Paradox Interactive): TBA
The return of the cult classic RPG set in the World of Darkness. The sequel has been slightly delayed. It will no longer release during the first quarter of 2020. It’s now expected to come out sometime this year.
Witchfire (The Astronauts)
The Astronauts (Ethan Carter) are returning to their Painkiller/Bulletstorm roots for a fantasy shooter.
Note: This PC Game Release Dates 2021-2022 list is updated regularly. If there is a game missing or you think a title should be included, let us know in the comments below.
All release dates are for North America.